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Pelosi Is Expected to Visit Taiwan, Ramping Up US-China Tensions

  • US speaker would be first since Gingrich to visit the island
  • Trip would come after Biden-Xi had tense call last week
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Pelosi Poised to Visit Taiwan as US-China Tensions Flare
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US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is expected to visit Taiwan on Tuesday, defying Chinese authorities who have warned of consequences if the trip takes place, according to people familiar with her plans.

Pelosi is expected to arrive Tuesday at 10:20 p.m. local time via private plane at Songshan Airport, the Liberty Times reported, without specifying how it got the information.